Some Common Functions, Packages, and Techniques

This final part of the book discusses some common functions and describes what is in the packages base, stats, and graphics, as well as giving brief descriptions of the packages datasets, grDevices, and utils. It also covers some common frustrations with R and provides solutions. It briefly discusses the class formula and recursive functions.

Chapter 15 goes over some functions for making nice output and for summarizing data textually and visually.

Chapter 16 lists some of the contents of base, stats, and graphics along with descriptions.

Chapter 17 talks about a number of frustrations that ...

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